an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
(baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base; "he took a long lead off first"
cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
an actor who plays a principal role
preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
(sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
move ahead (of others) in time or space
a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes re
that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; "it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part"
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways;
one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group